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Friday, March 13 • 2:00pm - 3:30pm
Science of Pranayama FULL

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Pranayama is one of the key practices within the Yoga discipline. In addition to Asanas and Meditation, Pranayama is gaining increasing importance in the Western world. The availability of ancient literature and modern scientific evidence is sparse on this subtopic of Yoga. Dr. Sundar Balasubramanian is a pioneer in the area of salivary biomarkers combining Pranayama practice. He has been researching techniques related to Pranayama from the ancient and unique Siddha tradition. He has published scientific research papers and book on Thirumanthiram, written by Saint Thirumoolar. This workshop consisting of both theoretical and practical components is unique in combining ancient wisdom with modern science based on his first hand research.     Description of the Science of Pranayama Session    
The attendees will be able to    
•     Get acquainted with the ancient literary excerpts on Pranayama.  
•    Get to practice key exercises from both the Pranayama tradition and new exercises designed by Dr. Sundar.  
•    Understand the biological mechanisms of Pranayama.   

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Sundar Balasubramanian

Founder Director, PranaScience Institute
Dr. Sundar Balasubramanian is a Cell Biology researcher and founder of PranaScience Institute. He is currently studying mechanisms involved in resistance to cancer therapy at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC). He is also a Yoga Biology researcher. A pioneer in the area... Read More →


Friday March 13, 2020 2:00pm - 3:30pm MST
Class A107 Red Rocks High School
  Experiential Workshop/Training
  • Participant level Open to all Levels
  • Style Pranayama
  • Track Trauma Training
  • Notes to attendees: No large meal within the past 2 hours of the session. Bring notebook, pens, water, facial tissue.
  • what to expect 40% lecture; 10% discussion, 50% practice